Call for reporting color banded Streaked Horned Larks on their wintering grounds

The current range of the federally-threatened Streaked Horned Lark includes the Willamette Valley, Columbia River Islands, Washington Coast, and South Puget Sound prairies.  A large proportion of the South Puget Sound lark population has been monitored since 2006. The 2014 breeding season was extremely favorable for larks, and over 100 South Sound lark nestlings received

Bring Back the Bluebirds Project Update: Eight successful nests in 2014

GOERT and our partners have undertaken an ambitious species recovery project to restore an extirpated regional Western Bluebird population to the Salish Sea area. 2014 was our 3rd year of active translocations and releases of breeding bluebirds and nestlings to the Cowichan Valley. Learn more at Last week marked the official end of the

Bi-state conservation project receives second phase of funding from USFWS State Wildlife Grant

The Center for Natural Lands Management (CNLM), the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and nine other partners continue to conduct habitat restoration on twenty-five priority prairie-oak sites on over 1,000 acres of public and private land in Washington and Oregon through a US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) competitive State Wildlife Grant (SWG). The

New! Wetland Prairie Restoration Resource

The University of Oregon Environmental Leadership Program is Proud to Announce the Launch of “Wetland Prairie Restoration: An Online Resource” Eugene, Oregon | June 9, 2014 ‘Wetland Prairie Restoration: An Online Resource’, a comprehensive introduction to the history and ecology of wetland prairies in the Willamette Valley and overview of the restoration process, is now

“Treat it like an insect, not a grizzly bear” – Takeaways from a Checkerspot Workshop in California

“I can’t stop thinking about my landscape-scale view of the world and how it has been forever modified by the hilltop landscapes of the Bay and Quino checkerspots” (Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Mary Linders, speaking about Taylor’s checkerspot recovery and management). In late January, thirty people traveled from as far as San Diego and Vancouver